CPUT Diploma: Diploma In Urban & Regional Planning Course and Fees

CPUT Diploma: Diploma In Urban & Regional Planning Course and Fees

Course Information and Fees


Diploma: (Diploma)

Career Information

The course equips the student with the skills and knowledge required to fulfil the tasks of a planning technician such as land appraisal, planning surveys, the analysis and presentation of data by means of maps, graphs, diagrams and sketches as well as all work, including legal procedures connected with planning processes in general.

Career Opportunities

The work of a urban and regional planning technician is of a diverse nature and embraces the making of informed decisions about the management, development and growth of cities, towns and regions; the improvement and regeneration of urban environments; the sustainable provision of basic services infrastructure, transport networks, housing, commercial centres, industrial areas, community facilities and leisure services, while being careful to protect the natural environment and agricultural land. Urban and Regional Planners and technicians are often employed by private planning firms, local and provincial authorities, state departments and non-governmental organisations.

Admission requirements


For all Certificate, Diploma and National Diploma applications, consult the General admission requirements.

General admission requirements

Some courses require students to submit additional information as part of their application.

Additional admission requirements


For all Honours, Masters and Doctorate applications, consult the Postgraduate admission requirements.

Postgraduate admission requirements

Syllabus and fees

First Year

Cape Town Campus:

Second Year

Cape Town Campus:

Third Year

Cape Town Campus:
Offering Type and Duration
Full-Time /
Course is offered on District Six Campus.
For any queries get in touch with:
Contact: Ms T Madadasana
Telephone: +27 21 440 2237
Fax: –
Email: madadasanat@cput.ac.za
NOTE: The fees in this prospectus are for the 2024 academic year and are provided to assist you in your planning. 


This information is subject to change based on approval and accreditation of HEQSF aligned qualifications.

Admission requirements may therefore differ between the existing qualification and the HESQF aligned qualification. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information on this page; however the University reserves the right at any time, if circumstances require, to make changes to any of the published details.

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